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Police Arrest 2015 Hayward Homicide Suspect During Credit Fraud Raid in San Rafael

San Rafael police Sunday arrested a suspect in a 2015 Hayward homicide during a credit card fraud investigation at an extended stay motel, police said.

Police arrested two people in a room at the Extended Stay Deluxe Suites at 1775 East Francisco Av. in San Rafael, Sgt. Carl Huber said. One of the occupants who was arrested gave a false name to police, and during the booking process at the Marin County Jail he was identified through a live-scan fingerprint analysis as Joseph Abraham Darling, 41, of Hayward.

Darling had a warrant for his arrest on suspicion of murder for the Dec. 7, 2015 fatal shooting of 31-year-old Anton Williams of Hayward.

Police also arrested Christine Marie Salazar, 44, of Hayward on suspicion of fraud.

The Hayward shooting occurred in the 28000 block of Biscayne Avenue near Ruus Elementary School. Williams was pronounced dead at a hospital.

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